[mythtv] HDTV CPU utilization

jeff at harmonyintegration.com jeff at harmonyintegration.com
Thu Jan 20 11:23:37 EST 2005

>> Was this TOP run on your Myth box?  If so I believe part of the problem
>> is
>> your memory.  75Meg is not enough and your system is using swap.  Not
>> good
>> for video applications.
> Sorry for the confusion - NO it was not taken from my MythTV box, but from
> another computer because my MythTV box was not running when I posted this
> question.
>> I have a P4 2.4 with 512Meg and a FX5200 using DVI.  1080i content plays
>> fine using XV.  CPU utilization is about 90%.
> That sounds like what I am seeing. My system really cranks up the cooling
> fans when I am playing 1080i and this is why I am looking for a solution.
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Yep I know what you mean.  I went with a Zalman Quiet Cooler.  When
running in silent mode you can barely hear it.

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